'''Union College''' is a Private university|private
, non-denominational Liberal arts colleges in the United States|liberal arts college
located in Schenectady, New York|Schenectady
, New York
, United States. Founded in 1795, it was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the New York State Board of Regents
. In the 19th century, it became the "Mother of Fraternities
[Somers (2003), p. 304]
as three of the earliest Fraternities and sororities in North America|such organizations
were established there. After 175 years as a traditional all-male institution, Union College began enrolling women in 1970.
The college offers a liberal arts
curriculum across some 21 academic departments, as well as opportunities for interdepartmental Academic major|major
s and self-designed organizing theme majors. In common with most liberal arts colleges, Union offers a wide array of courses in arts,...